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Course Overview

The course examines human behavior from conception through very old age. Throughout the course, the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth of individuals and families (micro systems) are studied. Each aspect of development is examined in the context of the environment’s influence upon optimal growth. Additionally, attention is given to the interplay among culture, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity upon human behavior through the life course.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of the department

Program: Social Work

Credit: 3

Other Courses

SWK-780

Advanced Practice Seminar

This course is designed to enhance students' abilities…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-783

Advanced Field Practicum…

Students in advanced year have a full block…

Social Work

Credits 9

SWK-792

Research Practicum II:…

This course is the second semester of the…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-795

Special Topics

Grading System: letter grades only.

Social Work

Credits 1-3

SWK-799

Independent Study

Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic,…

Social Work

Credits 1-3

SWK-707

Introduction to Gerontology

This second course examines the biological, social, and…

Social Work

Credits 3